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Urban and country buses from around Australia

2015 Melbourne rail and tram industrial action

10 September 2015

In 2015 the Rail, Tram and Bus Union has launched industrial action against both Metro Trains and Yarra Trams, following the breakdown in negotiations around their new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

Adelaide bus infrastructure

3 October 2019

All kinds of bus infrastructure from Adelaide - bus stops and interchanges

Adelaide buses

4 October 2019

All of the route bus services in Adelaide are operated under the Adelaide Metro name and livery, but are contracted out to a number of private companies. As of 2011 a new red front livery is replacing the previous yellow fronted version.

Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway

2 October 2019

The weirdest mode of public transport in Adelaide is the O-Bahn - a concrete guideway that lets buses run at 100 km/h, and the driver don't need to steer.

Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway recovery truck

1 December 2011

With the O-Bahn Busway in Adelaide they need a special double ended tow truck to rescue buses stranded on the concrete guideway. It also seems to be used to move normal buses.

Airport buses of Victoria

3 July 2021

Several airport bus services connect the suburbs and regional centres to both Melbourne and Avalon Airports.

Avalon Airshow 2011 buses

6 March 2011

Shuttle buses operate between Lara station and Avalon Airport to transport patrons to the Avalon Airshow. This year Kastoria, Sita and Mitchell Transit supplied the buses.

Avass electric bus

13 September 2018

Avass is a company based out of Avalon Airport that manufactures electric buses.

Bacchus Marsh Coaches

4 January 2020

Bacchus Marsh Coaches runs town bus services in the township of Bacchus Marsh.

Ballarat buses

21 September 2019

Buses in Ballarat are operated by CDC Ballarat, formerly Davis Bus Lines, part of CDC Victoria.

Bayside Coaches

10 September 2021

Bayside Coaches operates a fleet of charter coaches around Melbourne.

Bell to Moreland level crossing removal replacement buses

24 October 2020

During late 2020 the Upfield line was closed north of Anstey station, buses replaing trains while the level crossings at Bell Street, Munro Street and Reynard Street in Coburg, and Moreland Road in Brunswick are being removed by raising the tracks, along with new elevated stations at Coburg and Moreland.

Benders Busways

10 April 2012

Benders Busways once operated public transport bus routes in Geelong, as well as school bus and charter services. It was rebranded as CDC Geelong in 2014 after Kefford Corporation was sold to ComfortDelGro Cabcharge (CDC).

Bendigo buses

26 June 2021

Buses in Bendigo are operated by Christians Bus Co, McIvor Transit, and Whitmore Group.

Blackburn Road level crossing removal replacement buses

26 January 2017

Buses replaced Belgrave and Lilydale line trains throughout 2016 and 2017, to allow work to be completed on the Blackburn Road level crossing removal project. Trains terminated at Blackburn platform 2, with a temporary bridge delivering passengers to the replacement buses.

Brisbane buses and busways

13 April 2015

Buses from Brisbane and South East Queensland

Broadmeadows Bus Service

24 August 2013

Broadmeadows Bus Service operates buses in Melbourne's northern suburbs

Burnley resignalling rail replacement buses

1 December 2017

During 2017 buses replaced Burnley Group trains between Parliament and Camberwell, and Richmond and Darling stations due to signalling works at Burnley, as part of the Richmond to Camberwell Signalling Upgrade Project.

Bus bits and pieces

17 September 2021

More bus related bits and pieces

Bus depots of Melbourne

28 August 2021

A look at bus depots from Melbourne and beyond

Bus stops and infrastructure in Victoria

10 October 2021

All kinds of bus infrastructure - bus stops and interchanges

Buses in the snow

9 May 2011

Buses operating in Australia's snow fields

Cairns buses

25 August 2014

Buses in and around the Queensland city of Cairns.

Caulfield-Dandenong rail replacement buses

25 August 2018

Buses have replaced trains on the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines from 2016 and 2018 while work on the Caulfield - Dandenong level crossing removal project was completed.

CDC Geelong

3 July 2021

CDC Geelong operates public transport bus routes in Geelong, as well as school bus and charter services. It was known as Benders Busways until 2014.

CDC Melbourne

23 October 2021

CDC Melbourne is the brand name for buses operated by CDC Victoria out of their Oakleigh, Sunshine, Truganina and Tullamarine depots.

Chadstone tourist shuttle bus

17 February 2020

Chadstone Shopping Centre operates a free tourist shuttle bus from Federation Square, making it easy for cashed up visitors to empty their wallets, while avoiding the need to understand the mess of connecting buses operated by PTV.

City Sightseeing Melbourne

5 February 2020

City Sightseeing Melbourne commenced running a hop-on hop off tourist bus service around the Melbourne CBD in 2013

Cranbourne Transit

14 December 2019

Cranbourne Transit operates bus services in Melbourne;'s outer south-eastern suburbs

Dee Decker Tours

11 July 2021

Dee Decker Tours runs party buses in Melbourne using a fleet of single and double deck buses.

Donric Group

4 October 2020

Donric Group is the parent company of Sunbury Bus Service, and has recently acquired a dedicated rail replacement bus fleet.

Driver Bus Lines

9 June 2012

Driver Bus Lines once operated five bus routes in Melbourne's east, until they were sold to CDC Melbourne in July 2013.

Dysons Bus Services

29 July 2021

Dysons Bus Services operates 31 bus routes in Melbourne northern suburbs.

East West Bus Company

2 May 2018

East West Bus Company is a joint venture between Dyson Group and Reservoir Bus Company that operates three bus routes in Melbourne's north-east.

Eastrans

3 December 2014

Eastrans was a brand used by Kefford Corporation for bus routes in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, based out of their Oakleigh depot. In October 2014 it was rebranded as CDC Melbourne.

Essendon rail replacement buses

7 September 2018

Buses replaced Craigieburn line trains throughout 2018, to allow work to be completed on the Buckley Street level crossing removal project. Trains terminated at Essendon station, connecting with buses towards the city.

Furlong Main rail replacement buses

11 March 2017

Buses replaced Sunbury line trains from 2015 to 2017 to allow work to be completed on the Furlong Main level crossing removal project, with trains terminating at Sunshine.

Geelong buses

24 January 2021

CDC Geelong (formerly Benders Busways) and McHarry's Buslines operate the bus services in Geelong, Victoria

Gold Coast buses

10 December 2017

Buses on Queensland's Gold Coast

Grenda's Bus Services

9 June 2012

Grenda's Bus Services once operated 23 bus routes around Melbourne, until acquired by Ventura Bus Lines in 2011.

Heritage buses

5 March 2012

Historical buses now preserved by heritage groups

High Capacity Corridor Upgrade rail replacement buses

11 January 2019

The High Capacity Corridor Upgrade project is upgrading the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines to support the new High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) fleet. As a result Metro Trains and V/Line rail services have needed to be replaced by buses.

Hope Street Bus Line

29 September 2012

Until September 2012 route 509 in Brunswick was operated by Hope Street Bus Line

Kastoria Bus Lines

26 September 2021

Kastoria Bus Lines operates bus services in Melbourne's north-west and western suburbs

Martyrs Bus Service

13 July 2021

Martyrs Bus Service operates the route 683 service in Melbourne's east, along with charter and school bus services.

McHarry's Buslines

3 July 2021

McHarry's Buslines operates public transport bus routes in Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast, as well as school bus and charter services.

McKenzie's Tourist Services

13 July 2021

McKenzie's Tourist Services operates buses in Melbourne's outer east

Mee's Bus Lines

3 September 2021

Mee's Bus Lines operates charter and school bus services in Melbourne.

Melbourne Bus Link

25 April 2013

Melbourne Bus Link operated nine bus routes in Melbourne's inner west and south-east between 1998 and 2013, that were once part of the government operated Met Bus.

Melbourne buses

Buses running normal route services around Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs.

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